New job Parks, Recreation and Culture - Attendant, Unskilled, Contract Fall in Ontario

Parks, Recreation and Culture - Attendant, Unskilled, Contract Fall

Company : The Township of Uxbridge
Salary : $18.29 - $20.39 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH THE CORP. OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UXBRIDGE

Parks Department – Attendant, Unskilled, Contract (Union Position),

September– October 29, 2021
Rate of pay $18.29 - $20.39 per hour (40 hours/week).


The Township of Uxbridge is seeking a highly motivated and mature individual to fill our

Contract Parks Department Attendant, Unskilled (Union) Position. Working under the

supervision of the Parks Foreman, the Attendant will be responsible for assisting with the

maintenance of Township parks, sports fields, and outdoor recreation facilities, performing

duties related to:

  • Maintenance of parks facilities, including painting and repairs;
  • Grounds upkeep, including weeding, grass cutting and trimming, and small landscape projects;
  • Tree and shrub pruning and wood chipping;
  • General maintenance and servicing of equipment as required;
  • Operation of tractors and gas-powered equipment including chainsaws and attachments for

ball diamond and soccer field maintenance;

  • Garbage pick up and removal at various community park locations;
  • Assist with special event set up and take down;
  • Clean and stock public washrooms as required;
  • Park inspections;
  • Assisting Parks Foreman with supervision of students;
  • Assist with seasonal closing jobs related to sports fields, parks facilities, public washrooms,

and open play space, and other duties as required.

Successful candidate(s) will:

  • Minimum completion of Grade 12, additional training/education in playground inspections

and repair, equipment operation, and sports field maintenance considered an asset;

  • Have tractor experience (an asset);
  • Have experience using various hand and power tools (an asset);
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions to perform all assigned duties, including

electronic documentation;

  • Available to work flexible hours, including weekends, as required;
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, staff, suppliers, contractors, and

other departments and levels of government;

  • Able to work in an outdoor environment, performing various physical activities, with the

ability to lift at least 50lbs;

  • Hold a valid G2 Class drivers license (at minimum) and be able to provide a clean driving

abstract upon request;

  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, take initiative and

have good communication skills; and

  • Be able to work outdoors and lift at least 40lbs.

51 Toronto Street South, P.O. Box 190, Uxbridge, ON L9P 1T1

Qualified candidates interested in joining our team should submit an electronic or hard copy

resume and cover letter addressed to Jamie Miller, Parks Foreman at jmiller@uxbridge.ca or in

the secure drop-box located outside the Township of Uxbridge Municipal Offices (51 Toronto St

S, Uxbridge, ON, L9P 1T1) in a sealed envelope no later than Friday September 10th, 2021 at

2:00pm.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). The Township of Uxbridge will provide accommodations throughout

the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities and/or needs related to the

OHRC. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and

Protection of Privacy Act.

51 Toronto Street South, P.O. Box 190, Uxbridge, ON L9P 1T1


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